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Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Oils

Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Oils

  • Author: E Joy Bowles
  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin
  • ISBN: 9781741152173
  • Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Page: 256
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This revised study of the chemistry and pharmacology of aromatherapy oils offers a practical approach to learning the basics of essential oils. Moving step-by-step at the molecular level through 89 scents, this work includes useful diagrams as well as techniques for oil extraction. Discussed are techniques for applying the benefits of aromatherapy to different body systems including muscles and joints, the respiratory system, and the immune system. An ideal handbook for those interested in aromatherapy as a holistic therapy, this work also provides many tips for how even the most simple applications of aromatherapy can improve one's quality of life.

Essential Chemistry for Aromatherapy E-Book

Essential Chemistry for Aromatherapy E-Book

  • Author: Sue Clarke
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702037052
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 320
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This new edition of ESSENTIAL CHEMISTRY FOR SAFE AROMATHERAPY provides an accessible account of the key theoretical aspects of chemistry and their application into the safe practice of aromatherapy. For readers with a limited science background, this book offers a clear and concisely written guide to essential information in chemistry. For practitioners, the book applies chemistry to the practical and therapeutic use of essential oils, and leads to a better understanding of composition, properties and technical data related to essential oils. Takes the fear and mystery out of chemistry for aromatherapy students! Presents crucial information in a clear and easily-digestible format, highlighting key points all along Allows professional aromatherapists to practice with greater confidence, safety and skill, and to extend the range of their practice through a clearer understanding of chemical properties of essential oils. Covers the scope of what is taught at major aromatherapy teaching centres, and structures the material to make sure each chapter provides the reader with a rounded understanding of the topic covered. A glossary is included for easy reference. Fully-updated throughout Chapter 5, Analytical Techniques completely brought up to date Chapter 6 Oil Profiles updated to include those used in current training New section entitled ‘In perspectives’ covers risks and benefits, interpretation of clinical trials and experimental data, use of essential oils in aromatherapy and functional groups in relation to therapeutic properties

The Chemistry of Essential Oils Made Simple

The Chemistry of Essential Oils Made Simple

God's Love Manifest in Molecules

  • Author: David Stewart
  • Publisher: Care Publications
  • ISBN: 9780934426992
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 848
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"Whether you have a background in chemistry or not, you will understand and enjoy this book. It will enlighten and entertain you while demonstrating, by the chemistry of essential oils, that God's power and divine nature can be seen through the things he has made. (Romans 1:20). Based on both science and scripture, this book reveals the harmony between the two. Dr. Stewart describes the relationship between the material world and the spiritual world to explain how oils bring healing."--Back cover.

Essential Oil Safety

Essential Oil Safety

A Guide for Health Care Professionals

  • Author: Robert Tisserand,Rodney Young
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702054348
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 784
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The second edition of this book is virtually a new book. It is the only comprehensive text on the safety of essential oils and the first review of essential oil/drug interactions and provides detailed essential oil constituent data not found in any other text. Much of the existing text has been re-written, and 80% of the text is completely new. There are 400 comprehensive essential oil profiles and almost 4000 references. There are new chapters on the respiratory system, the cardivascular system, the urinary system, the digestive system and the nervous system. For each essential oil there is a full breakdown of constituents, and a clear categorization of hazards and risks, with recommended maximum doses and concentrations. There are also 206 Constituent Profiles. There is considerable discussion of carcinogens, the human relevance of some of the animal data, the validity of treating an essential oil as if it was a single chemical, and the arbitary nature of uncertainty factors. There is a critque of current regulations.

Aromadermatology

Aromadermatology

Aromatherapy in the Treatment and Care of Common Skin Conditions

  • Author: Janetta Bensouilah,Philippa Buck
  • Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781857757750
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 249
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This comprehensive, evidence-based guide promotes an integrative approach to using complementary therapies with conventional medicines. It increases awareness of the sound scientific basis to aromatherapy with a wealth of data, and contains practical information for treatment. Contents include: Skin structure and function * Essential oil sciences in context * Aromadermatology and safety issues * The essentials of aromatic formulations * Skin-care essentials * Skin and the psyche * Skin infections * Childhood skin complaints * Inflammatory disorders * Wound care * Nails, hair and sebaceous glands 'With the growing interest in aromatherapy, it is important that therapists and healthcare professionals are able to offer a valid rationale when integrating essential oils into clinical care. Sound knowledge of bio-chemical principles and the ability to critically appraise and apply relevant research are fundamental requirements. This book offers a comprehensive, in-depth view of current knowledge. The authors have skilfully woven research and clinical application. A range of therapeutic possibilities is explored and offers practitioners alternative approaches to the management of skin conditions. These include detailed discussions on different methods of application. I hope that this book will become a standard text on both pre-qualifying and CPD courses in aromatherapy.' - Angela Avis, in her Foreword 'This well-illustrated, thorough and authoritative text is written in a language and style that is clear and accessible to a variety of healthcare practitioners. A thorough understanding of dermatology underpins the book, and both current research and clinical knowledge are elegantly applied to the skin conditions discussed.' - Robert Tisserand, in his Foreword

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy

Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils for Esthetics

  • Author: Jimm Harrison
  • Publisher: Milady Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 9781401898953
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 380
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Aromatherapy by Jimm Harrison explores the complex and important chemistry and application of essential oils. With alternative and natural therapies becoming a part of daily life, this pertinent topic deserves this complete and informative treatment. Through aromatherapy, the use of essential oils is a creative, versatile, and powerfully effective treatment. This book provides the therapist and enthusiast with the tools and knowledge necessary to understand the complexities of essential oil therapy, and confidently utilize its healing potential. There is also extensive coverage of 33 essential oils allows the reader to know in-depth how these oils should be valued and used in a spa or medical setting. The book carefully notes and explains the many varying descriptions of essential oils that are out there, and presents in detail the reasons why conflicting information exists and how to filter through it. The inclusion of the plant origin of the essential oils in order to more clearly define their healing properties as well as their relationship with human hormonal balance adds dimension to the book. In all, Aromatherapy provides a thorough and accurate essential oils study for the reader, and will remain an invaluable resource in continued practice. Benefits: * Provides a useful foundation and philosophy and a basis for the client/practitioner relationship by defining holistic beauty and the role of the holistic practitioner. * Allows for thorough knowledge of essential oil activity and safety, even for those without a chemistry background, empowering the reader in essential oil selection and consultation. * Assists in the creation of a complete collection of essential oils appropriate for the reader by giving detailed information for 33 essential oils. * Presents practical methods of essential oils with easy to follow guidelines that can be applied to any practice. * Discusses human and plant biology and physiology which allows for

Handbook of Essential Oils

Handbook of Essential Oils

Science, Technology, and Applications

  • Author: K. Husnu Can Baser,Gerhard Buchbauer
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 9781420063165
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 991
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Egyptian hieroglyphs, Chinese scrolls, and Ayurvedic literature record physicians administering aromatic oils to their patients. Today society looks to science to document health choices and the oils do not disappoint. The growing body of evidence of their efficacy for more than just scenting a room underscores the need for production standards, quality control parameters for raw materials and finished products, and well-defined Good Manufacturing Practices. Edited by two renowned experts, the Handbook of Essential Oils covers all aspects of essential oils from chemistry, pharmacology, and biological activity, to production and trade, to uses and regulation. Bringing together significant research and market profiles, this comprehensive handbook provides a much-needed compilation of information related to the development, use, and marketing of essential oils, including their chemistry and biochemistry. A select group of authoritative experts explores the historical, biological, regulatory, and microbial aspects. This reference also covers sources, production, analysis, storage, and transport of oils as well as aromatherapy, pharmacology, toxicology, and metabolism. It includes discussions of biological activity testing, results of antimicrobial and antioxidant tests, and penetration-enhancing activities useful in drug delivery. New information on essential oils may lead to an increased understanding of their multidimensional uses and better, more ecologically friendly production methods. Reflecting the immense developments in scientific knowledge available on essential oils, this book brings multidisciplinary coverage of essential oils into one all-inclusive resource.

The Chemistry of Essential Oils

The Chemistry of Essential Oils

An Introduction for Aromatherapists, Beauticians, Retailers and Students

  • Author: David G. Williams
  • Publisher: Micelle Press
  • ISBN: 9781870228312
  • Category: Essences and essential oils
  • Page: 398
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The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy

The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy

  • Author: Salvatore Battaglia
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780646428963
  • Category: Aromatherapy
  • Page: 602
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DIY Kitchen Chemistry

DIY Kitchen Chemistry

Simple Homemade Bath and Body Projects

  • Author: Kayla Fioravanti
  • Publisher: Selah Press, LLC
  • ISBN: 9780615580562
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 138
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DIY Kitchen Chemistry is filled with simple to follow do-it-yourself bath and body product recipes. Kayla answers every question that an potential kitchen chemist may have about the industry, ingredients and supplies. Let your inner Kitchen Chemist out with this easy to follow book written for the everyday reader all the way to an experienced crafter.

Advanced Aromatherapy

Advanced Aromatherapy

The Science of Essential Oil Therapy

  • Author: Kurt Schnaubelt
  • Publisher: Healing Arts Press
  • ISBN: 9780892817436
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 144
  • View: 6760
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A chemist and aromatherapy practitioner provides scientific proof for the effectiveness of using essential oils. Aromatherapy is the fastest-growing segment of the body care industry, an effective and deeply pleasurable way to maintain well-being. Now, Kurt Schnaubelt, a chemist and longtime aromatherapy practitioner, provides scientific proof for the efficacy of essential oils, explained clearly and logically. Advanced Aromatherapy draws on the most recent research to demonstrate how essential oils work on the cells and microbes of the body. These chemical changes affect emotional states as well as physical ones. Advanced Aromatherapy explains how to treat symptoms ranging from hay fever to stress disorders with predictable results. An essential textbook for aromatherapy practitioners.

Clinical Aromatherapy - E-Book

Clinical Aromatherapy - E-Book

Essential Oils in Practice

  • Author: Jane Buckle
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702064866
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 432
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Enhance patient care with the help of aromatherapy! Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Healthcare is the first and only peer-reviewed clinical aromatherapy book in the world and features a foreword by Dr. Oz. Each chapter is written by a PhD nurse with post-doctoral training in research and then peer reviewed by named experts in their field. This clinical text is the must-have resource for learning how to effectively incorporate aromatherapy into clinical practice. This new third edition takes a holistic approach as it examines key facts and topical issues in aromatherapy practice and applies them within a variety of contexts and conditions. This edition also features updated information on aromatherapy treatments, aromatherapy organizations, essential oil providers, and more to ensure you are fully equipped to provide patients with the best complementary therapy available. Expert peer-reviewed information spans the entire book. All chapters have been written by a PhD nurse with post-doctoral training in research and then peer reviewed by named experts in their field. Introduction to the principles and practice of aromatherapy covers contraindications, toxicity, safe applications, and more. Descriptions of real-world applications illustrate how aromatherapy works in various clinical specialties. Coverage of aromatherapy in psychiatric nursing provides important information on depression, psychosis, bipolar, compulsive addictive, addiction and withdrawal. In-depth clinical section deals with the management of common problems, such as infection and pain, that may frequently be encountered on the job. Examples of specific oils in specific treatments helps readers directly apply book content to everyday practice. Evidence-based content draws from thousands of references. NEW! First and only totally peer-reviewed, evidence-based, clinical aromatherapy book in the world. NEW Chapter on integrative Healthcare documenting how clinical aromatherapy has been integrated into hospitals and healthcare in USA, UK and elsewhere. NEW Chapter on the M Technique: the highly successful method of gentle structured touch pioneered by Jane Buckle that is used in hospitals worldwide. All chapters updated with substantial additional references and tables.

Aromatherapeutic Blending

Aromatherapeutic Blending

Essential Oils in Synergy

  • Author: Jennifer Peace Rhind
  • Publisher: Singing Dragon
  • ISBN: 085701174X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 320
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Synergistic blending is at the very core of aromatherapy practice. This book explores the concept of synergy and the evidence for its presence and significance, and provides practical guidance on how to build aromatherapeutic blends effectively and safely based on research evidence. The author covers new and exciting developments in research into the use of essential oils, explores the merits and limitations of holistic, psychosensory and molecular approaches to blending and suggests effective ways of choosing the most suitable approach for individual clients. Evidence-based profiles of essential oils and absolutes are included and the comprehensive tables summarising their actions enable practitioners to identify easily potential contenders for synergistic blends. Throughout the book, the author encourages students and practitioners of all levels to reflect on their practice, appraising the intended outcomes of their blends and treatment plans, so that they can emerge more knowledgeable and insightful practitioners.

Essential Oils

Essential Oils

A Handbook for Aromatherapy Practice Second Edition

  • Author: Jennifer Peace Rhind
  • Publisher: Singing Dragon
  • ISBN: 9780857010728
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 304
  • View: 4659
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Revised and significantly expanded, the new edition of this handbook provides full information on the use of essential oils in the field of contemporary aromatherapy, based on the research evidence behind their therapeutic applications. The author provides the historical and cultural context for our understanding of aromatherapy, with an overview of its relationships with Greek, Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. She gives a detailed account of how essential oils are created, how and where aromatherapy is used, the underlying pharmacology, and the current research. The characteristics of over 100 essential oils, absolutes and resinoids are provided in detail, including botanical and chemical information, usage and combinations. This will be an indispensable text for all students and practitioners of aromatherapy and related disciplines, as well as anyone interested in the use of essential oils for health and well-being.

Easy Essential Oil Chemistry

Easy Essential Oil Chemistry

Unlock the Healing Potential of Essential Oils

  • Author: Jimm Harrison
  • Publisher: Flower of Life Press
  • ISBN: 9780986353932
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 126
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Learn essential oil chemistry-the easy way! - Make masterful blends with your favorite oils. - Learn the language the experts use. - Identify the best oils for every ailment-and understand the chemistry behind the cure. With a simple, full-color Structure Effect Diagram as your guide, becoming an oil expert is fast and fun!

The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide

The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide

Using the Science of Carrier and Essential Oils to Create Natural Personal Care Products

  • Author: Danielle Sade
  • Publisher: Robert Rose
  • ISBN: 9780778805601
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 352
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Each drop of essential oil is a pharmacy. Danielle was inspired to write this book when she developed extreme skin sensitivities, irritations and rashes that didn't improve even after visits to skin specialists who only prescribed topical treatments and conventional therapies. When the symptoms didn't subside, she took matters into her own hands and sought out a natural-medicine healing approach through essential oils. This comprehensive book provides a wealth of evidence-based information that provides a sensible and sound approach when it comes to creating your own natural product formulas. In no time at all, you'll be creating signature products that are just right for your face and body. The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide is broken down into four user-friendly sections: Part 1: The Foundation Includes information on everything from anatomy of the skin, the mind-body connection, dry and sensitive skin to aging and aging sensitive skin Creating your own skin care products without chemicals or preservatives and the chemistry of essential oils Part 2: Basic Ingredients Information on the raw ingredients you'll need to get started (clays, waxes, extracts, etc.) as well as carrier oil, plant butter and infused herbals Part 3: Essential Oils All about essential oils including the biosynthesis of an essential oil and a directory of the oils best suited to personal care products from Bergamot to Lemongrass and Ylang Ylang Part 4: Making Your Own Personal Care Products Easy-to-follow instructions on creating products for the face, body, bath, pregnancy and breastfeeding and personal care products for men. Making your own natural botanical creams and lotions is surprisingly simple and very satisfying -- you'll soon be on the road to recovery and living a more natural lifestyle.

Healing Civilizations

Healing Civilizations

The Search for Therapeutic Essential Oils and Nutrients

  • Author: Nadim A. Shaath
  • Publisher: Cameron
  • ISBN: 9781944903091
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 320
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Healing Civilizations is the culmination of Dr. Shaath s personal journey around the world over the past twenty-five years, seeking out and rediscovering essential oils and therapeutic ingredients used since antiquity. In his travels with award-winning photojournalist Thomas Hartwell, he scoured the world for the secrets of the past, searching for time-tested natural remedies that were recorded in early pharmacopoeias, etched on temple walls, or handed down orally. Meeting with farmers, scientists, industrialists, healers, and historians, they uncovered ancient treasures of natural healing practices and ingredients. Dr. Shaath chronicled their discoveries across time and geography, analyzing dozens of ingredients and techniques using modern instrumentation and cataloging the data in usable and practical form. A reference manual for practitioners in the field of aromatherapy, essential oils, and perfumery, Healing Civilizations is a guide for those interested in natural healing and reversing the trends caused by the environmental damage done to our planet and our overreliance on synthetic ingredients, products, and pharmaceutical drugs."

Aromatherapy for Health Professionals E-Book

Aromatherapy for Health Professionals E-Book

  • Author: Len Price,Shirley Price
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0080982530
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 400
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Aromatherapy for Health Professionals covers the full spectrum of theory and practice from essential oil science and the foundations of practice to the application of aromatherapy for specific conditions. The fourth edition of this highly successful book provides a clear and authoritative introduction to aromatherapy as practiced in modern health care settings. It gives valuable information for any health professional wishing to develop their understanding of the subject, providing the in-depth knowledge needed to use essential oils in the practice environment. NEW FOR THIS EDITION * Two new chapters – Wound Care and Bereavement – provide valuable additions to the text * The chapter ‘Aromas, Mind and Body’ has been enhanced * Several new essential oils – giving properties, indications and cautions – have been added * New case histories illustrate the practical application of theory and techniques described * References have been updated and new research added The book is supported by a CD-ROM of ancillary tables covering essential oils for general use in health-care settings including indications for safe, therapeutic uses of essential oils; those to be used with caution; and essential oil definitions.

The A-Z of Essential Oils

The A-Z of Essential Oils

What They Are, where They Come From, how They Work

  • Author: E. Joy Bowles
  • Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780764156168
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 160
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Although fragrances have been used by humans since the dawn of time, aromatherapy is a modern, increasingly popular way to bring emotional tranquility and beauty into people's lives. It is also gaining recognition as a way to enhance physical health. This illustrated volume points out the different parts of plants that make essential aromatic oils. They include herbs, fruit rinds, seeds, flowers, and bark. The author describes methods of extracting essential oils and discusses proven benefits of aromatherapy, including anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, anti-bacterial, and cell-regenerating effects. She also discusses the benefits of visiting an aromatherapist, and instructs on applying essential oils with invigorating body massages. Her book's most important section alphabetically catalogs the 64 of the most beneficial essential oils, and gives recommendations for uses of each. The oils include essence of rosewood, myrrh, lemon grass, cardamom, citric oils, frankincense, nutmeg, basil, vanilla, ginger, and many others. The text is enhanced with more than 200 attractive color illustrations.

The Spirit in Aromatherapy

The Spirit in Aromatherapy

Working with Intuition

  • Author: Gill Farrer-Halls
  • Publisher: Singing Dragon
  • ISBN: 0857011596
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 112
  • View: 5028
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The importance of intuition in aromatherapy blending, essential and base oil selection and bodywork is the focus of Gill Farrer-Halls' authoritative new book. Drawing on her extensive experience as a practicing aromatherapist and aromatherapy teacher, she explores ways of increasing intuitive awareness of the nature and depth of individual essential oils, and takes the reader through meditative techniques that can help practitioners deepen their practice. She goes on to show how an intuitive and meditative approach can, with time, transform clinical practice, and help practitioners create original, effective, synergistic and holistic blends as well as develop and enhance on-going work with clients. An important resource on the use of intuitive inner wisdom in aromatherapy practice, this book will be of interest and practical use to aromatherapists, bodywork practitioners, students of aromatherapy and all who are interested in essential oils.